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Archive for December, 2011

The Corpus Callosum, Buddha’s Enlightenment, and the Neurologic Basis for Creativity

My goal is to combine medicine and art, so I’ve thought a lot about the neurobiology of creativity.  The corpus callosum is the thick bundle of 200 million nerve fibers that forms the communication network between the left brain and right brain. The left brain is the seat of rationality, science, and math, while the right brain gives us our intuition and artistic expression. Neuroscientists have …Read More